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Matt's Automotive aims to support local Girl Scouts, two boxes of cookies at a time

Local Girl Scouts are invited to stop into participating Matt's Automotive Service Center locations, 1234 First Ave. N., Moorhead, and 1150 43 1/2 St. S., Fargo (pictured) during regular business hours. Matt's will buy two boxes of cookies from each Girl Scout who comes in. Forum file photo
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MOORHEAD — "It's amazing what a cookie can do."

To help build confidence and encourage young entrepreneurship, local Girl Scouts are invited to stop by either Matt's Automotive Service Center location during regular business hours where auto business will purchase two boxes of Girl Scout Cookies from each scout.

Matt's Automotive spokesperson Sidney Peterson says in a news release that it is their understanding that selling cookies is meant to teach confidence and salesmanship skills.

"It is our desire to provide a safe place where girls can practice this," she says.

This offer is only open to individual Girl Scouts, not to a parent or adult who comes in or speaks on the scout's behalf.


Participating Matt's Automotive Service Center locations are 1234 First Ave. N., Moorhead, and 1150 43 1/2 St. S., Fargo. Regular business hours are 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 218-477-0696.

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Emma Vatnsdal is a digital producer for InForum and other Forum Communications-owned properties. She earned her degree in multimedia journalism from Minnesota State University Moorhead and joined the Forum Communications team as a features reporter in May 2018.
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